5802 Other Telecommunications Network Operation

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

5802 Other Telecommunications Network Operation

This class consists of units mainly engaged in operating and maintaining switching and transmission facilities that provide omni-directional or point-to point communications via wireless telecommunication networks. Transmission facilities may be based on a single technology or a combination of technologies, including communications via airwaves and through satellite systems.

Primary activities

  • Mobile telecommunications network operation
  • Satellite telecommunications network operation
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Provision (Wireless telecommunications-based)
  • Wireless telecommunications network operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • operating, maintaining or providing access to facilities for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound and video using wired telecommunications networks are included in Class 5801 Wired Telecommunications Network Operation;
  • reselling telecommunications without operating a network are included in Class 5809 Other Telecommunications Services;
  • broadcasting television programs for pay or subscription television networks or stations are included in Class 5622 Cable and Other Subscription Broadcasting; and
  • maintaining and installing telecommunications infrastructure are included in Class 3109 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction.
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